Announcements

Jan 28, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 1:00 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following measures:

  • H.R. 4445Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021
  • H.R. 3485Global Respect Act
  • H.R. 4521Bioeconomy Research and Development Act of 2021 [America COMPETES Act of 2022]

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Jan 25, 2022 Announcement

January 25, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4521 – America COMPETES Act of 2022

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4521, the America COMPETES Act of 2022.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022. Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 117-31, showing the text of the America COMPETES Act of 2022, and which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Jan 24, 2022 Announcement

January 24, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 3485 – Global Respect Act

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 3485, the Global Respect Act.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022. Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 117-30, showing the text of H.R. 3485, as reported by the Committee on Foreign Affairs, with modifications, and which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Eric Delaney or Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Jan 24, 2022 Announcement

January 24, 2022

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4445 – Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 31, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4445, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website by 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 28, 2022. Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 117-29, showing the text of H.R. 4445, as ordered reported by the Committee on the Judiciary, with modifications, and which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Rose Laughlin of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Jan 12, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules’ Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process will meet on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM EST via Cisco Webex on the following:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.
  • Witnesses for this hearing will be by invitation only.
Jan 12, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet today, January 12, 2022 at 7:20 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following emergency measure:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Jan 6, 2022 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet today at 2:00 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following measures:

The Committee on Rules’ consideration of the following measure is postponed subject to the call of the Chair:

 


 

The Committee on Rules will meet on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM EST via Cisco Webex on the following measures:

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • This proceeding will be streamed live on rules.house.gov. Information will be provided separately to Members on how to join via the Cisco Webex platform.

  • Members intending to testify during this meeting should notify the Rules Committee of their interest in order to receive instructions on how to participate.

Dec 29, 2021 Announcement

December 30, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 4673Ensuring Veterans’ Smooth Transition (EVEST) Act

Dear Colleague:                  

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 10, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 4673, the EVEST Act.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 117-26, showing the text of H.R. 4673, as ordered reported by the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Lori Ismail of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Dec 29, 2021 Announcement

December 30, 2021

AMENDMENT PROCESS FOR

H.R. 1836 – Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2021

Dear Colleague:

 

The Committee on Rules is likely to meet the week of January 10, 2022, to grant a rule that may provide a structured amendment process for floor consideration of H.R. 1836, the Guard and Reserve GI Bill Parity Act of 2021.

Any Member wishing to offer an amendment must submit a searchable electronic copy of the amendment, which should be provided by the Office of Legislative Counsel, via the Rules Committee’s website by 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Please note that staff must be on the House network, either physically or remotely via virtual private network (VPN), in order to access the online submission form.

Members should draft their amendments to the text of Rules Committee Print 117-25, showing the text of H.R. 1836, as ordered reported by the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, with modifications, and which is available on the Rules Committee website.

Members should use the Office of Legislative Counsel to ensure that their amendments are drafted in the most appropriate format. Members should also check with the Congressional Budget Office for a preliminary assessment of their amendments’ budgetary effects. Finally, Members should check with the Office of the Parliamentarian and the Committee on the Budget to be certain their amendments comply with the rules of the House and the Congressional Budget Act. If you have any questions, please contact Eric Delaney of the Committee staff at 202-225-9091.

 

Sincerely,

James P. McGovern

Chairman

Committee on Rules

Dec 14, 2021 Announcement

The Committee on Rules will meet today, Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM EST in H-313, The Capitol on the following emergency measure:

  • S.J. Res. 33—Joint resolution relating to increasing the debt limit.

 

**PLEASE NOTE:

  • Pursuant to guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), all individuals in H-313 are required to wear a well-fitted, medical grade, filtration face mask, except for Members while under recognition.

  • Members intending to join the proceeding virtually should notify the Committee’s majority staff as soon as possible in order to receive instructions for connecting via the Cisco WebEx platform.

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